Author Jon Lindsey will participate in Virginia Tech's Visiting Writers Series on Oct. 19. 

Lindsey is author of the novel "Body High." His writing has appeared in several publications, including Muumuu House, Hobart, New York Tyrant, and New Limestone Review.

Lindsey will will participate in a "craft talk" at 3:30 p.m. at the Graduate Life Center in Meeting Room F, followed by a reading at 8 p.m. in the Creativity and Innovation District Resident Hall’s performance space.

The event is free and open to the public. The reading will be followed by a brief Q&A, and books will be available for purchase on location through the Virginia Tech bookstore. The Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the Virginia Tech MFA Program in Creative Writing, and the Department of English.

For more information about his work, visit his website.